It’s important to make time to read scripts and plays. Here are a few of our favorites.
Other notable ones to Google:
“Almost, Maine” by John Cariani – A collection of interconnected vignettes set in a small town, exploring themes of love, loss, and human connection with humor and heart.
“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” by Simon Stephens (based on the novel by Mark Haddon) – A thought-provoking play following a teenager with autism as he investigates the mysterious death of a neighbor’s dog, offering insights into perspective, empathy, and resilience.
“Our Town” by Thornton Wilder – A classic American drama that delves into the beauty and fragility of everyday life in a small town, prompting reflection on the passage of time, love, and mortality.
“In the Heights” by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes – A vibrant musical celebrating the vibrant community of Washington Heights, New York, featuring themes of family, dreams, and cultural identity.
“The Diary of Anne Frank” by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett – A powerful adaptation of Anne Frank’s diary, offering a poignant portrayal of hope, resilience, and the human spirit in the face of adversity.
“She Kills Monsters” by Qui Nguyen – A comedic yet poignant exploration of grief and self-discovery as a young woman delves into her late sister’s Dungeons & Dragons game, navigating a fantastical world of monsters and adventure.
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